National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier 567627 / Local Identifier 129-BOP-16 - Immigrant from America, ca. 1970 - Department of Justice. Bureau of Prisons. (1930 - ). This moving image compares the different ways that ethnic groups arrived in America. The film focuses on the difference between the arrival of Africans through slavery and the arrival of Irish, Italian, and Asians through immigration. The footage from the National Archives.emphasizes the economic disparity and prejudice that all ethnic groups faced and the conditions that allowed successive generations of European-Americans and Asian-Americans to improve their conditions while African-Americans could not. DVD copied by IASL Master Scanner Timothy Vollmer.
Producer National Archives and Records AdministrationLanguage English
July 25, 2012
The MPEG2 version of this comes down as audio only. Anyone have a link to a better quality video download? I'd love to use this film. Thanks!